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to states like new york, where they have big cities and tougher gun laws. >> you know, ruth, when it comes to legislation it seems like other than the nra, there is some agreement on universal background checks. harry reid saying he supported it and a quinnipiac poll showing near 100% support for it in virginia as you look at the numbers right there. also new jersey and pennsylvania, a lot of support. is this where lawmakers can find some common ground right now? >> absolutely. i was at a breakfast with nra president last week sponsored by the christian science monitor and i asked him directly is this time different, and he said no, but i think this time is different, can be different and it particularly can be different on the subject of background checks, which really could -- they won't stop everybody who shouldn't have a gun from getting a gun, but they could stop a significant number of people who shouldn't have guns from getting guns. can i say one quick thing about the photo? two things. one is to the photoshop conspiracy theorists, i think it's very clear if you look at that photo
it will help news arizona, in my city of phoenix a great deal. >> what do you see from your perspective? what are the key components to immigration reform? what has to be includeded? wroo we know it has to be done in a bipartisan way, but a city like mine where i have soon to be a majority latino city and i think that's a strategic advantage for a city like mine, our proximity to the border of mexico, it's a young latino population, a bilingual population, gives us some competitive economic advantages in trade with mexico, latin america, central america. we have to pass comprehensive immigration reform in a way where there is a path to citizenship. it's not an easy path. you have to go to the back of the line and pay a fine or make sure that taxes are appropriately paid. we know that border security has to be an element of it as well, and the dream act has to be a part of it. with so many young people doing the right thing, in college, being leaders of the future, entering the military, in phoenix that's our leaders of the future. we want to support those leaders, so the dream act is incredib
about 40 minutes to the southeast of vatican city. this is st. thomas's church, one of only three designed from the ground up. it's the center piece of a pea yat is a here like so many. you have the requisite fountain. this is a little town that has been since the 1620s the summer residence of popes and will be the first place that benedict comes to retire after february 28th. and of course, anchoring this beautiful pea yat sda is the residence. you can see these huge doors. it doesn't look that big, but what's behind it is extraordinary because once you open those doors, you have -- look they are opening it it. we almost caught it. behind those doors you have a big courtyard which is on sundays when he's in residence here, he does do his sunday audience. but there's a huge villa with panoramic views of rome. the space between the villas and gardens behind these doors is bigger than all of vatican city with the most extraordinary views including the lakes that you can see over to the right. it gives you a sense of what pope benedict will be seeing once he's no longer pope. e we do
is getting hit about a major snowstorm. flights in and out of kansas city international have been canceled. numerous roads are closed. the storm is being blamed for two deaths already. >>> the parents of trayvon martin will be in new york city tonight for a candlelight vigil marking one year since the 17-year-old was shot as he walked through his father's gated community in florida. george zimmerman claims he shot martin in self-defense. he goes on trial in june. that prompted a conversation about race and stand your ground laws. they will be thomas robert's guest in the next hour. >>> new violence in damascus. at least eight people were killed in a bombing. several ballistic missiles were fired in aleppo killing 140 people over the last week. john kerry will discuss this with officials in berlin today. yesterday he said the administration has been considering new stepses to increase support for the syrian opposition that the u.s. won't, quote, leave them dangling in the wind. >>> israeli rocket has been fired from gasparin gaza strip israel. >>> social media has been buzzing since ikea sa
support for the nra is steady. it's about 42%. meantime new york city's mayor michael bloomberg who has been fighting the nra is on capitol hill today. millions of dollars from his super pac helped stop an nra backed candidate in the democratic primary to replace former congressman jesse jackson jr. what is your sense manu? how much influence could bloomberg have on the hill and what role might he play in this? >> i think he has a lot of influence and last night's race in the house district in chicago was very important in that regard. that was one democratic district in a democratic urban area. when you're talking about bloomberg's influence among a lot of red state democrats in arkansas, alaska, louisiana, states in which senators will have key votes on gun control, but who are very close to the nra, who are opposed to tighter regulations, that support from bloomberg or his influence is not as strong. so he has a lot of influence among members who are close to him on the gun control issue but democrats from rural state is not so much. >> and we just talked with karen about how the atm
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